Forest Hill High School



Forest Hill High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest Hill High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 404
10 298
11 242
12 272
UG 31

Forest Hill High School is a public high school of the Jackson Public School District located in Jackson, MS. It has 1,247 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forest Hill High School is the 21st largest public high school in Mississippi and the 4,400th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,247
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.55

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Forest Hill High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 628
(50%)
3,988
(49%)
 Female 619
(50%)
4,224
(51%)

Forest Hill High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,229
(99%)
8,094
(99%)
 White 11
(1%)
63
(1%)
 Hispanic 5
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Forest Hill High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,002
(80%)
6,487
(79%)
 Not Eligible 167
(13%)
1,224
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(6%)
501
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest Hill High School is ranked 4th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest Hill High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.6%) is higher than the state average of 67.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Forest Hill High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1176
2006 1136
2007 1150
2008 1067
2009 1255
2010 1329
2011 1354
2012 1247

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 16.8
2007 16.7
2008 15.6
2009 17.1
2010 17.8
2011 17.9
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6530612244898
2006 0.72007042253521
2007 0.72260869565217
2008 0.76569821930647
2009 0.78247011952191
2010 0.83370955605719
2011 0.82348596750369
2012 0.86607858861267

Compare Forest Hill High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 86.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,247 15.9:1  
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